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Pound's early poetry was inspired by his reading of the pre-Raphaelites and other 19th century poets and medieval Romance literature, but in London, and under the influence of Ford Madox Ford and T. Hulme, he began to cast off overtly archaic poetic language and forms in an attempt to remake himself as a poet.
In 1920, Pound moved to Paris where he moved among a circle of artists, musicians and writers who were revolutionising the whole world of modern art.
As a poet, Pound was one of the first to successfully employ free verse in extended compositions.
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Pound's early poetry was inspired by his reading of the pre-Raphaelites and other 19th century poets and medieval Romance literature, as well as much neo-Romantic and occult/mystical philosophy.
Pound was befriended there by Guy Davenport, and subsequently Davenport wrote his Harvard dissertation on Pound's poetry (published as Cities on Hills in 1983), a work that was highly influential in causing a re-assessment of Pound's poetry.
Pound did much to publicise the movement and was instrumental in bringing the movement to the wider public (he was particularly important in the artistic careers of Henri Gaudier-Brzeska and Wyndham Lewis).
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 HighBeam Encyclopedia - Pound, Ezra Loomis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
POUND, EZRA LOOMIS [Pound, Ezra Loomis] 1885-1972, American poet, critic, and translator, b.
An extremely important influence in the shaping of 20th-century poetry, he was one of the most famous and controversial literary figures of the century—praised as a subtle and complex modern poet, dismissed as a naive egotist and pedant, condemned as a traitor and reactionary.
Pound's major works are Homage to Sextus Propertius (1918), Hugh Selwyn Mauberley (1920), and the Cantos (1925-60), a brilliant, though sometimes obscure, epic work.
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Learn more about Ezra Pound in the online encyclopedia.
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 Thomas H Jackson ; Early Poetry of Ezra Pound, Thomas H Murray - Encyclopedia of Ethical Legal & Policy Issues V1,   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Thomas H Jackson ; Early Poetry of Ezra Pound, Thomas H Murray - Encyclopedia of Ethical Legal & Policy Issues V1,
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